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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic  – connected to the mouth, the throat.

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口人弓大 (RONK), four-corner 67034, composition)

  1. throat, gullet, larynx
  2. guttural

Synonyms[edit]

  • (throat):

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 197, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3913
  • Dae Jaweon: page 419, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 657, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5589

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping hau4, Yale hau4)


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of nomi (drink) and to (passage). nomi is is the nominalized form the for verb nom- (to drink).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana のみと, romaji nomito)

  1. throat

Etymology 2[edit]

From nomito (id).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana のみど, romaji nomido)

  1. throat

Etymology 3[edit]

nomito > nomto > nomdo > nondo.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana のんど, romaji nondo)

  1. throat

Etymology 4[edit]

nomito > nomto > nomdo > nondo > nodo.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana のど, romaji nodo)

  1. throat

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana こう, romaji -kō)

  1. counter for fish
Synonyms[edit]
  • (び, bi)

References[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hu) (hangeul , revised hu, McCune-Reischauer hu)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin hóu (hou2), Wade-Giles hou2)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hầu)